"Austin Ziegler" <halostatue / gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:9e7db91104080912383403be73 / mail.gmail.com...
> On Tue, 10 Aug 2004 04:21:17 +0900, Robert Klemme <bob.news / gmx.net>
wrote:
> > "Austin Ziegler" <halostatue / gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> > news:9e7db91104080907595ed3fe0b / mail.gmail.com...
> > > The first problem is that basename, dirname, and expand_path convert
> > > \\ to /. This shouldn't be problematic in the general case (where
> > > the path is then used in a Ruby command), but it would be useful to
> > > indicate that conversion should not be done.
> > What Ruby are you using?  AFAIK windows compiled Ruby handles that
according
> > to Win conventions.  Cygwin ruby handles it according to *nix style.
But
> > then there is cygpath...
>
> irb(main):003:0> [RUBY_PLATFORM, RUBY_VERSION, RUBY_RELEASE_DATE].join("
")
> => "i386-mswin32 1.8.2 2004-07-29"
>
> Ruby converts \ to / and doesn't handle UNC names well at all.

Darn!  I was sure my old 1.6.8 did at least handle "\"...  Maybe it has
changed or my memory fooled me.  Sorry for the noise.

Regards

    robert